Building Geographic Literacy

Building Geographic Literacy : An Interactive Approach

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This combined textbook and interactive workbook is designed for any course in geography, history, political science, global studies, or multicultural studies that places an emphasis on maps. It enables students to learn place geography - and, as they learn it, to reinforce and apply their knowledge by constructing thematic maps which convey physical, economic, cultural, or political characteristics of places. "Building Geographic Literacy" can be used with any current standard world atlas or geography textbook. This edition includes material on population geography, migration patterns, and economic development issues, thematic maps for students to construct, and questions.
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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 208.8 x 273.8 x 11.4mm | 571.54g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4th ed.
  • maps, tables, index
  • 0130622109
  • 9780130622105

Table of contents

The significance of place; the frame of reference - Earth's location grid, time zones and the international date line; land and seas; the United States and Canada; Europe; Russia and the newly independent states - a region in transformation; Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Islands; East Asia; South Asia; Southeast Asia; Africa South of the Sahara; The Middle East and North Africa; Latin America; final check up.
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